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Schizostachyum glaucifolium (Rupr.) Munro

Biogeographical Region:
61 - South-Central Pacific  Search this
Collector:
Collector unknown  Search this
Place:
Faaroa, French Polynesia, Pacific Islands
Common name:
kofe inu
Ofe
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Cyperales Poaceae Bambusoideae
Published Name:
Schizostachyum glaucifolium (Rupr.) Munro
Barcode:
01046912
USNM Number:
3581261
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Cecropia pachystachya Trécul

Min. Elevation:
20  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
61 - South-Central Pacific  Search this
Collector:
Timothy W. Flynn  Search this
Place:
Polynesia, along road to Papua waterfall. Takitmu, Cook Islands, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
12 Mar 2002
Common name:
mba'y
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Urticales Moraceae (cecropiaceae)
Published Name:
Cecropia pachystachya Trécul
Barcode:
01069502
USNM Number:
3449627
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Curcuma longa L.

Min. Elevation:
150  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
61 - South-Central Pacific  Search this
Collector:
F. R. Fosberg  Search this
Place:
On ridge W and S of Pueheru Valley, French Polynesia, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
9 Jul 1982
Common name:
Native Language Symbols
Ango
rea
common tumeric
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Zingiberales Zingiberaceae Zingiberoideae
Published Name:
Curcuma longa L.
Barcode:
00576732
USNM Number:
3143921
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edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10041187

Selaginella reineckei Hieron.

Expedition:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
61 - South-Central Pacific  Search this
Collector:
Wilkes Explor. Exped.  Search this
Place:
Tahiti, Society Islands, French Polynesia, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
1838
Common name:
spikemoss
Taxonomy:
Plantae Plantae Pteridophyte Pteridophyte Selaginellales Selaginellales Selaginellaceae Selaginellaceae
Published Name:
Selaginella reineckei Hieron.
Selaginella sp.
Barcode:
00991423
USNM Number:
98687
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Panicum stenotaphrodes Nees ex Steud.

Expedition:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
61 - South-Central Pacific  Search this
Collector:
Wilkes Explor. Exped.  Search this
Place:
Manihi (= Wilson's Island), French Polynesia, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
1838
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Cyperales Poaceae Panicoideae
Published Name:
Panicum stenotaphrodes Nees ex Steud.
Barcode:
00756160
USNM Number:
928113
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edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10056639

Broussonetia papyrifera (L.) L'Hér. ex Vent.

Expedition:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
61 - South-Central Pacific  Search this
Collector:
Wilkes Explor. Exped.  Search this
Place:
Matia. Society Is., French Polynesia, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
1838
Common name:
Hiapo
Hiapo
Auta maroro
auti
korale (Medlpa, Kaugel dialect)
paper mulberry
ai masi
aute
aute
aute
aute
hiapo
hiapo
hiapo
tutu
lafi
u'a
ute
wauke
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Urticales Moraceae
Published Name:
Broussonetia papyrifera (L.) L'Hér. ex Vent.
Barcode:
00898838
USNM Number:
653877
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Laportea ruderalis (G. Forst.) W. L. Chew

Expedition:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
61 - South-Central Pacific  Search this
Collector:
Wilkes Explor. Exped.  Search this
Place:
Coral Islands, French Polynesia, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
1838
Common name:
nenkutkut
te nekeueke
soumwel
te ukeuke
te ukeuke
nene kutekut
nen kutekut
nen kutekut
nen kutekut
nen kutekut
nen kutekut
Agana
Baoe Baoe (language unknown)
daun gattal babi (language unknown), Batoe merah.
lateng (language unknown)
vaianu
vaianu tahiti
Pupupa
Nin-kotokot
Ne-kirrir-ir
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Urticales Urticaceae
Published Name:
Laportea ruderalis (G. Forst.) W. L. Chew
Barcode:
00899211
USNM Number:
653971
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edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10057273

Boerhavia albiflora Fosberg

Expedition:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
60 - Southwestern Pacific  Search this
Collector:
Wilkes Explor. Exped.  Search this
Place:
Gardner's Island, Kiribati, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
1838
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Caryophyllales Nyctaginaceae
Published Name:
Boerhavia albiflora Fosberg
Barcode:
00756185
USNM Number:
22976
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Boerhavia albiflora Fosberg

Expedition:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
60 - Southwestern Pacific  Search this
Collector:
Wilkes Explor. Exped.  Search this
Place:
Birney's Island, Kiribati, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
1838
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Caryophyllales Nyctaginaceae
Published Name:
Boerhavia albiflora Fosberg
Barcode:
00756186
USNM Number:
22869
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Cassytha filiformis L.

Expedition:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
61 - South-Central Pacific  Search this
Collector:
Wilkes Explor. Exped.  Search this
Place:
Clermont Tonnerre [=Reao Atoll], French Polynesia, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
1838
Common name:
Alau
Alaw
Beeren
Budiligas
Buk
Cossagos
Cossagos
Elao; Tig
Erau or Tirh Tige
Fatai
Fatai
Fatai
Fetai
Hisoa
Ilul or Ulul
Kaanin
kainoka (P).
Kanen
Kanon
Kanun
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Laurales Lauraceae
Published Name:
Cassytha filiformis L.
Barcode:
00829696
USNM Number:
40387
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edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10058282

Desmodium heterocarpon (L.) DC.

Expedition:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
61 - South-Central Pacific  Search this
Collector:
Wilkes Explor. Exped.  Search this
Place:
French Polynesia, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
1838
Common name:
Nioniokioe
Taxonomy:
Plantae Plantae Dicotyledonae Dicotyledonae Rosales Rosales Fabaceae Fabaceae Faboideae Faboideae
Published Name:
Desmodium heterocarpon (L.) DC.
Desmodium heterocarpum (L.) DC.
Barcode:
00756164
USNM Number:
92717
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edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10059826
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Cardiospermum microcarpum Kunth

Expedition:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
61 - South-Central Pacific  Search this
Collector:
Wilkes Explor. Exped.  Search this
Place:
French Polynesia, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
1838
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Sapindales Sapindaceae
Published Name:
Cardiospermum microcarpum Kunth
Barcode:
00758281
USNM Number:
17655
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edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10060189

Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.

Expedition:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
61 - South-Central Pacific  Search this
Collector:
Wilkes Explor. Exped.  Search this
Place:
French Polynesia, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
1838
Common name:
aeae, apiri
Apiri
apiri
Chacataya
Chacatia
Chamán
Chamana
Chamana
gogo
kaiboia
Kaiki
kamin
Karn
Katasai
Kesemethu
Kolipa, Carin, Golupa, Kegneh
lerwe, lerue
Njitwe
Oshi
Osi
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Sapindales Sapindaceae
Published Name:
Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Barcode:
00829346
USNM Number:
17764
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Vaccinium cereum (L. f.) G. Forst.

Expedition:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
61 - South-Central Pacific  Search this
Collector:
Wilkes Explor. Exped.  Search this
Place:
Tahiti, Society Islands, French Polynesia, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
1838
Common name:
Pu'utoatoa
toatoa
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Ericales Ericaceae
Published Name:
Vaccinium cereum (L. f.) G. Forst.
Barcode:
00830237
USNM Number:
88825
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edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10061794
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Burckella richii (A. Gray) H.J. Lam

Expedition:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
61 - South-Central Pacific  Search this
Collector:
Wilkes Explor. Exped.  Search this
Place:
French Polynesia, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
1838
Common name:
Ahikaulolo
Kau
Ngesi
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Ebenales Sapotaceae
Published Name:
Burckella richii (A. Gray) H.J. Lam
Barcode:
00829915
USNM Number:
653903
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Cordia subcordata Lam.

Expedition:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
62 - Northwestern Pacific  Search this
Collector:
Wilkes Explor. Exped.  Search this
Place:
Gardna and Binney Islets, Kiribati, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
1838
Common name:
ahlew
Alau
Aleu
Anikat
anno
Anno
ano
Ano - Tol; Alow - Moen
Ano. Local informants
Eekwahk
Galu
Ganava
harau
Harawa
Hulu
Ikoh-ik
ikoik
Ikwaiak
kanawa binunkai
Kando
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Lamiales Cordiaceae
Published Name:
Cordia subcordata Lam.
Barcode:
00829787
USNM Number:
95248
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edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10062276
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Heliotropium anomalum Hook. & Arn.

Expedition:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
61 - South-Central Pacific  Search this
Collector:
Wilkes Explor. Exped.  Search this
Place:
Aratika, French Polynesia, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
1838
Common name:
parahirahi
Pua tea
Polynesian heliotrope
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Lamiales Heliotropiaceae
Published Name:
Heliotropium anomalum Hook. & Arn.
Barcode:
00829560
USNM Number:
95250
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Hedyotis romanzoffiensis (Cham. & Schltdl.) Steud.

Expedition:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
61 - South-Central Pacific  Search this
Collector:
Wilkes Explor. Exped.  Search this
Place:
King's Island [=Taiaro Atoll?], French Polynesia, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
1838
Common name:
koporoporo
kautokikaveka
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Rubiales Rubiaceae
Published Name:
Hedyotis romanzoffiensis (Cham. & Schltdl.) Steud.
Barcode:
00830473
USNM Number:
42361
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edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10062935
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Neonauclea forsteri (Seem.) Merr.

Expedition:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
61 - South-Central Pacific  Search this
Collector:
Wilkes Explor. Exped.  Search this
Place:
French Polynesia, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
1838
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Rubiales Rubiaceae
Published Name:
Neonauclea forsteri (Seem.) Merr.
Barcode:
00756200
USNM Number:
95662
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Guettarda speciosa L.

Expedition:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
61 - South-Central Pacific  Search this
Collector:
Wilkes Explor. Exped.  Search this
Place:
King's Island [=Taiaro Atoll?], French Polynesia, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
1838
Common name:
Ano
belau
belau
belau, blau
belou
blow (T)
bua
eet
Hano
ith (Bascom T129)
kienglak
Mbuambua
Mbuambua
Mbuambua
mohsor
Mosor
O torobuku ma dutu
oot
oot, ut (w/ long U sound)
ot
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Rubiales Rubiaceae
Published Name:
Guettarda speciosa L.
Barcode:
00756075
USNM Number:
83451
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